Information on New Collective Bargaining Agreement

On April 1, 2009, the advertising industry came to an agreement with the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists on a new three year collective bargaining agreement.  The unions ratified the deal on May 21, 2009.  Below you will find a number of memos that outline the new agreement and provide answers to frequently asked questions, i.e.:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. FAQs
  3. Notice to Industry re Commercial Services Fee
  4. FAQ on Commercial Services Fee

We welcome your review and comments.  Please contact Dan Jaffe at 202-296-2359 or at or Doug Wood at 212-549-0377 or


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